Construction Planner – Limerick

Job Description


Our client, a Building & Engineering Contractor headquartered in Ireland who provides construction related services across a diverse range of industries and sectors, from pre-construction, construction-management and design-management stages through to successful delivery.



They are now seeking an experienced Construction Planner  to join their fast paced team working on a number of high-density residential and commercial projects.  This role will assist our Estimating and Construction Teams in the preparation of PQQ, Tender and Construction Programmes, Planning Procedures, Site Logistical Layouts, Progress Monitoring and Reporting throughout the life cycle of the project. The ideal candidate will have planning experience with a Main Contractor or Engineering Consulting firm.



Produce  programmes of a high quality which meet Company & Client expectations, within time allocated and in line with project deadlines for PQQ, Tendering and Contract purposes.  Carry out technical appraisals of Pre-Qualification and tender documents, including investigating the implications of the relevant activities affecting the project, the programme durations and appropriate requests for information.

Provide analysis of the contractual documents regarding time schedules, milestones and value engineering options.  Liaison with the tendering team to ensure the submission of compliant bids in line with Employers & Tender Requirements.  Provide  technical support to the Estimating Department and Construction Teams as required.  Prepare Tender, Contract and Construction stage programmes including the development of critical path analysis and tracking of same.

Develop work packages programmes to define the scheduled installation tasks with drawing proposals to demonstrate logical sequences for internal and Client presentation.

Assist the Project Manager in tracking the project against its master programme and budget where required.  Support  the Project Manager in the development and implementation of recovery plans for off-schedule and unanticipated eventualities.  Establish, communicate, track and report site installation progress if required.  Assist in preparation of contractors reports as assigned by the Project Manager.  Participate in project meetings and revise the construction programme as per conclusions, advising the Project Team on any implications.  Attend meetings and liaise with Clients team as required.



Construction/Engineering related degree.  Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role with a Main Contractor or Engineering Consulting firm.  Thorough knowledge of computer and programming software such as Primavera, MS Project, ASTA Power Project etc.  Solid working knowledge of other software and window based packages including AutoCad, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.  Knowledge/working experiences of 3d Modelling software/BIM experience would be beneficial.  Proven experience of the tender and contract stage of projects.  Solid understanding of the construction industry and the regulatory environment.  Track record of working under pressure and to tight deadlines with ability to prioritise.  Strong organisational and communication skills.


For further information please contact Robert Bridgeman




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  • Salary 70K plus with full package
  • Location Munster
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 20 September 2023
  • Job Ref CLEBC1